A Muslim group is campaigning in favour of same-sex marriage.

The Liberal Islamic Association has come out in support of the equality legislation in a bold move.

They have even cited text from the Quran to back-up their support for the progressive policy.

The group said: "The central verse in the Quran dealing with partnership and its general sense and use says: 'And of His signs is that He created for you from yourselves mates that you may find tranquillity in them; and He placed between you affection and mercy. Indeed in that are signs for a people who give thought.' (30:21)," in a statement.

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